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day 21

Fiction fiction fiction, what even is fiction? Just a bunch of words strung together to try to evoke some kind of — what, exactly, I’m not sure, maybe character or theme or place or just some kind of mood. 49 more words

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stardust

In the seconds before we became stardust, the light was magnificent. It was like seeing one another’s faces for the first time, like when you first recognize your own eyes in the perfectly illuminated vanity of a swanky hotel, and your reflection is sharper, more clean than you ever imagined it might be. 106 more words

Flash Fiction

Ten minutes after I leave, I realize I’ve written this exact poem before. I wanted to explain it, like there was an answer on the tip of my tongue, and I could just taste the beginning of a response.  58 more words

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small plates

We love dining from small plates, seeing the tiny dishes as they are placed before us with their carefully arranged elements and sprinkle of twee garnishes. 97 more words

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trotters

The first sound we heard was a gentle clop-clop, steadily growing in speed and intensity. What we thought was a single pig getting faster and closer was in fact an entire herd ( 163 more words

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agoraphobia

The chasm spreads before me, growing, growing — boundless space, the promise of hurtling into nothingness, falling forever and ever. I can see that the distance spreads laterally, that there is no real cliff I can tumble over, and yet all I can feel is the certainty of my own destruction, waiting for me if I step into this open area. 60 more words

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Six Sentences

Let’s kick off this project with a tidy little challenge called Six Sentences.

Taking no undue credit for myself, this exercise is inspired by another writerly blog, aptly named  179 more words

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